EL CERRITO -- Police are searching for two men who robbed a clerk at the Super 8 Motel on Wednesday night and drove off in a black luxury car.
The robbery occurred about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the motel in the 6000 block of Potrero Avenue. One man approached the clerk while the second suspect stood at the door brandishing a semi-automatic handgun, police said.
The men stole cash and left. No one was injured.
Police did not release complete descriptions of the suspects, but said they are African American men, both in their 20s, standing between 6 foot 2 inches and 6 foot 4 inches, police said. One was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and the other was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt.
They arrived and drove off in a black, four-door Mercedes-Benz with a moon roof, which was driven by an African American man wearing a white baseball cap and a white shirt.
Anyone with information about the suspects or the robbery should call El Cerrito police at 510-215-4400 or dispatch at 510-237-3233.